South County / Panoche

Pinnacles National Park seeking interpretation and education interns

Interns for “Visitor Experience Specialist” positions need to apply by Aug. 7

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OPINION: It’s time for our community to become one

County supervisor says residents, elected officials and business owners need to collaborate and communicate for the betterment of the community

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Environmentalists win, county loses revenues in solar project settlement

After years of legal maneuvers by environmental groups, the Panoche Valley Solar Project is reduced to one-third of original design as ConEdison plans to move much of the project to Southern California

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ConEdison calls county's solar project reaction 'vitriolic, 'unfair'

After Board of Supervisors threatens to stop solar project and file a lawsuit, developer acknowledges tax allocation "difficulties," but says project will continue

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Supes demand cancellation of solar project, threaten litigation against ConEdison

After hearing the Panoche Valley Solar Project will not pay sales tax to the county, supervisors demand project be canceled and litigation initiated against ConEdison.

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Bill to reopen Clear Creek Recreation Area passes Congress

The legislation to open the 63,000-acre area and designate a wilderness area was unanimously approved and now heads to Senate

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Gathering to celebrate the life of local author and activist, Kate Woods

Locals will gather on the 400 Block at sunset on Friday, May 26 to celebrate the journalist who died in a car crash in rural San Benito County

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Brett Pura speaks before a large audience while her sister, Emery waits for her turn. (Parents Stan in white and Jamii in red)

Sweet sendoff for Sandy Rose

County residents gathered at Bolado Park to say their goodbyes to insurance business owner and community supporter Sandy Rose

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MBEP Co-Chairman Bud Colligan joins the breakout session on Agtech led by John Hartnett, CEO of SVG Partners

Regional Economic Summit recap: Spotlight on jobs, housing is key

Annual economic summit hosted by the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership highlights improving economy, challenges to job creation: housing, workforce development, collaboration

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Sandy Rose

Memorial for Sandy Rose

Friends and family are invited to honor her memory on Friday, May 19

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Construction on Panoche Solar Farm continues

The project in southern San Benito County moves ahead despite environmentalists' attempts to stop the project and the governor's efforts to slash its size

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Blossom Hill Winery sold, to be renamed Alba Coast Winery

Purchase will add four million cases of growth capacity to Delicato Family Vineyards

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Business Council to host San Benito County Water Forum

April 21 water forum to feature national, state, regional and local experts to inform farmers, businesses, leaders, staff and community on the state of local water

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A New Era for Pietra Santa

Wine tasting hot-spot changes hands and re-calibrates to its historic roots

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Pinnacles Gateway Partners discuss overcrowding and future for park

Meeting discussed ways to promote communities around the national park and encourage volunteerism

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Paicines Ranch Classes on Hollistic Management include time out in the field.

Land stewards learn at Paicines Ranch

The ranch hosts a course on holistic management practices

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Bear Gulch Caves open at Pinnacles

Seasonal opening of cave precedes its full closure in late spring through early summer when sensitive bat species has its pupping season

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Missing hikers located in Clear Creek

Truck of couple from San Francisco had slid off a dirt road and was stuck in a sizable rut

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3.7 quake south of Hollister

Temblor was in a rural area of the county, with no damage reported

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OPINION: Preparing saves time

Bring your lender into the loop and identify your price bracket

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